Deadliest Australian Animals

In the middle of the Indian and Pacific Oceans lies Australia; a piece of paradise.

Outsiders know Australia is home to some of the world’s deadliest animals. Australia is much safer than you might imagine, thanks to decreased venom-related deaths and increased anti-venom availability.

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Coral reefs and tidal pools in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, from Australia to Japan, are home to the blue-ringed octopus.

#1. Blue Ringed Octopus

Although they are fruit eaters and will not assault for any reason, these birds are highly territorial.

#2. Cassowary

In the past, the saltwater crocodile has been known to unknowingly prey on humans who wander into its habitat.

#3. Saltwater Crocodile

Other runoff-rich waters are also home to tiger sharks. Despite its reputation as one of the most deadly sharks to humans, the tiger shark really has a low bite rate. 

#4. Shark

A conotoxin is injected into the prey by the textile’s radula, a tiny biological needle. The Radula is used as a weapon by carnivorous species to kill.

#5. Textile Cone Snail

Like its shark cousins, the stingray is equipped with ampullae of Lorenzini, which are electrical sensors. These organs are found surrounding the stingray’s mouth.

#6. Stingray

The death adder is one of the most lethal snakes on the planet and is a real danger to humans.

#7. The Death Adder

Flying foxes are also known to spread the Nipah virus, which has been linked to the deaths of over a hundred people.

#8. Flying Fox

Pythons are among the deadliest snakes on the planet. When it comes to size, this snake is among the biggest in Australia.

#9. Python

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